Oshkosh Corporation, a leading innovator of mission-critical vehicles and essential equipment, has announced that Jay Iyengar has joined the organization as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology and Strategic Sourcing Officer. Jay will have responsibility for Oshkosh’s vision and strategy that will drive the investment, development and deployment of leading-edge technologies. She will also be responsible for global strategic sourcing activities focused on building a supply chain capable of delivering next generation technologies.
Ms. Iyengar has over 30 years of diverse industry experience across the automotive, aerospace, diversified industrial, agricultural and heavy-duty vehicle markets, most recently serving as Chief Technology and Quality Officer at CNH Industrial. Prior to this, she held the role of SVP, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, for Xylem, Inc. and Group Vice President, Engineering and Technology, for Eaton Corporation’s Aerospace Group.
Iyengar brings to Oshkosh an innovation and product development background with experience in electrification, autonomy, IoT and clean energy, as well as experience developing roadmaps for new technologies across complex global organizations.
“We are delighted to have Jay join Oshkosh Corporation,” said John Pfeifer, Oshkosh Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer. “Jay is a proven leader with a history of delivering leading-edge technologies and innovations. We look forward to her contributions and leadership as we continue to position Oshkosh for long-term growth and deliver market leading, purpose-built vehicles and equipment for everyday heroes around the world.”
Iyengar earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Engineering in Karnataka, India, a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai, India, and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.